In this puremix.net exclusive, Grammy Award Winning Engineer, Andrew Scheps, shows you how he approaches micing a grand piano. Andrew shows you multiple techniques that cover a wide variety of genres using different combinations of close and distant microphones, spaced pairs and cleverly placed mono microphones.
EDM or Electronic Dance Music is not a style we cover often on Pro Tools Expert. Luckily the team Slate Slate Digital has produced a very cool free tutorial showing you how to use Slate's Virtual Mix Rack (VMR) in EDM mixing. Steven Slate takes us through an in the box mix of a club track and shows us some ideas to add depth, warmth, and fatness to the track using Slate Digital plug-ins.
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, you will learn how to fatten up drums using Waves MaxBass plug-in. Waves describe MaxBass as a bass enhancement plug-in, but what makes this plug-in special? It doesn't give us bottom end lift with EQ, no, instead it produces higher frequency harmonics based on the input signal to create the effect. Watch the video to hear how MaxBass lifts the bottom end of a thin sounding drum mix.
James, Julian and Alan discuss studio security, talk about news from Messe and they answer questions from the community and share their finds of the week.
This 1-hour 35-minute video series covers four key singing and vocal recording subjects aimed at helping beginner to intermediate musicians & music producers take their vocal production skills up to the next level.
This tutorial was initially only available to watch if rented for one year at $34.99, but today we're very pleased to announce that we have removed the rent only option making this tutorial available to all our monthly Production Expert Premium Tutorial subscribers.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey shows you how to control, fatten and enhance the bass end of your mixes using the Slate Digital AirEQ Earth Module for the Virtual Mix Rack.
Vocal sibilance can bring a frown to any engineer's face, and although it's a common challenge in the production process, it doesn't need to ruin your day. By using repeatable techniques and simple tools, you can conquer the "S" (and "T") and keep them from derailing the most essential part of any song – the vocal.
Following my DIY Upgrade of my Hotkey Matrix Version 2 controller to Version 3, I now have 12 keys in the middle of the 144 key Hotkey Matrix controller that I can customise. In this tutorial, I am going to show you how I set up 4 of these keys to handle a workflow that I use on the Pro Tools Expert podcast.
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, you will learn how to control the vocal track dynamics using Waves Vocal Rider. This plug-in is a great compressor plug-in alternative. Unlike the results of many compressor plug-ins, Vocal Rider preserves dynamics of performances by naturally shaping the note entries while adding natural sounding sustain to the tail ends of notes, all by means of automatic fader riding.
Mike, James and Julian discuss the release of Pro Tools 2018.4 with its new, less confusing name for Pro Tools HD, they discuss the role of talent in production and they answer questions from the community and share their finds of the week.
12 months ago Avid announced the results of their first Avid customer Association survey through their Avid Customer Association about future directions for Pro Tools and their other product ranges. During the Avid Connect event at Las Vegas on the run up to NAB 2018, Avid has announced the results of the 2nd survey and we are going to take a look at what this means for Pro Tools users.